Professor Sankaran, currently Director of Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte, is a B. Tech Honours (IIT, Kharagpur), PGDM (IIM Bangalore) and a PhD (Kent State University, USA). He has several years of academic experience in the India, US, UK, Middle East and East Asia.
Dr. Sankaran is widely published with his articles appearing in journals such as Strategic Management Journal; Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Consumer Marketing,Singapore Management Review, The International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology; and Nitte Management Review.
He has also held senior positions in management consulting and project management. His teaching and research interests span Strategic Management, Business Ethics, Social Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, Higher Education Governance and Leadership, and Integral Pedagogy.